Winter '99 Course Guide

Courses in Middle Eastern and North African Studies (Division 440)

Winter Term, 1999 (January 6-April 29, 1999)

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MENAS 491. Proseminar on the Arab World.

Instructor(s): Juan Cole

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: http://www.umich.edu/~iinet/cmenas/menas491.html

Introduces students, especially at the MA level, to the study of the modern Middle East through reading in recent representative or provocative monographs, discussing them in a pro-seminar format, and through having the students write and present research projects based on primary sources. Students should have a background in Middle East Studies. Basis of student evaluation: Class participation, class presentation, and term paper. Method of instruction: discussion.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: 4 Waitlist Code: 5, Students who are unable to register because the course is full should contact the professor who will keep his own wait list.

MENAS 495. Senior Honors Thesis.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Open only to Honors concentrators with senior standing. (3-4). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT).

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MENAS 496. Senior Honors Thesis.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Open only to Honors concentrators with senior standing. 495 is prerequisite to 496. (3-4). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT).

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MENAS 591. Interdisciplinary Middle East Topics Seminar.

Section 001 Crisis in Algeria

Instructor(s): Michael Bonner

Prerequisites & Distribution: Upperclass standing; concentration in MENAS, NES or other fields with main interest in Middle Eastern Studies. (2). (Excl).

Credits: (2).

Course Homepage: http://www.umich.edu/~iinet/cmenas/algeria/home.html

All graduate students and faculty with an interest in Algeria, Western European relations with North Africa, colonialism, post-colonialism, law and human rights, public health, natural resources, or economics of the region are encouraged to join this multidisciplinary seminar. University of Michigan and outside faculty from such disciplines as anthropology, history, Islamic law, political science, and sociology will contribute to the lectures and discussion. Faculty are also welcome to attend any or all of the sessions. The course is coordinated with a website titled "Focus on Algeria" which may be found http://www.umich.edu/~iinet/cmenas/algeria/home.html

For more information contact the Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, 4640 SSWB, (734) 764-0350;

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

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